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Request our information packet and tell us about your child. We offer preschool through high school Waldorf education on our beautiful 38-acre campus and farm in Sonoma County. The school was established in 1974 and is the only school in the state with a working Biodynamic® farm on its campus.

Visit Our School

Come and see first hand the richness and depth of Summerfield’s curriculum where experiential learning builds students’ capacities. Experience a day in the life of Sonoma County’s oldest independent school, where academic excellence is cultivated and inspired learning takes place daily.

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Thank you for considering Summerfield Waldorf as you embark on the journey of choosing a school for your family. Summerfield is uniquely positioned to engage its students and faculty, creating a learning environment that fosters the awakening consciousness and abilities of students academically, socially and artistically.

International & Exchange

Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm welcomes both exchange students, as well as international students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 (for short- and long-term durations).

Upcoming Events

Walk the Grades Tour

Upcoming Tour Dates 2023:

  • Wed., Oct 11, 2023 – 9-11am
  • Wed., Nov 8, 2023 – 9-11am

Upcoming Tour Dates 2024:

  • Wed., Jan 17, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wed., Feb 14, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wed., Mar 13, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wed., Apr 24, 2024 – 9-11am
  • Wed., May 15, 2024 – 9-11am

Join us on a guided journey through our campus, featuring an in-depth look into our PS-G12 classrooms!

Learn more about our experiential Waldorf curriculum as you explore our campus, see our teachers & classes in action, and have an opportunity to have your questions answered with a Q&A with faculty and our Admissions Director. Parents only, please.

Walk the High School Tour

Upcoming Tour Dates:

• 09/27/23 – 8-9:30am Parent Tour and 8am-3pm Student Visit
• 10/25/23 – 8-9:30am Parent Tour and 8am-3pm Student Visit
• 11/15/23 – 8-9:30am Parent Tour and 8am-3pm Student Visit
• 05/01/24 – 8-9:30am Parent Tour and 8am-3pm Student Visit

Parents and their prospective students are invited to experience a window into Waldorf at the High School level!

This tour offers students the chance to shadow for a day in the High School (8am-3pm), while parents explore the campus on a guided tour (8-9:30am). Parents will have the opportunity to observe classes, learn more about the depth of our experiential, college-prep curriculum, explore the beauty of our campus and programs, meet faculty, school leaders and current parents, and have a Q&A with our HS Counselor, current students, and Admissions Director.

Upcoming Workshops

Understanding the Child: The Four Temperaments
A Workshop for Parents & Teachers with Don Basmajian

Where: Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm in Sophia Hall
When: Tuesday, Oct 17, 2023 – 7-8:30pm

Discover the Four Temperaments in this lively, experiential workshop that will give you tools for understanding your child or class. Many discipline problems can be overcome by treating each child differently according to their Temperament.


An Introduction to Waldorf Education: The Lower School
With Don Basmajian

Where: Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm in the 4th Grade Classroom
When: Three Wednesdays – Oct 25, Nov 1, Nov 8 – 4-5:15pm

Come and explore a unique approach to human development that considers the whole child. How can one allow the individuality of each child to emerge in a healthy way? Why is it important to teach reading and math through imagination and movement? Is it possible to help young people find connection and meaning in the age of technology? Discover the hidden meaning in fairy tales and mythology. Try your hand in the arts and experience your own creativity! Followed by information about Teacher Training.

Both workshops are co-sponsored by SWSF and the Center for Education Renewal (CER). They are FREE events, open to the public (faculty, staff, current parents, potential families, and anyone interested in learning more are encouraged to attend!)

Our Programs

Early Childhood

Our early childhood program provides children with a calm and joyful experience filled with magic and reverence.

Lower School

The lower school curriculum is dynamic and diversified, offering humanities, mathematics, science and the arts.

High School

The high school curriculum inspires students to be active in their own learning and understand how to educate themselves.

Alumni Testimonials

Uma Baker